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ARMAMENT OF BRITISH AIRCRAFT 1909-1939
Written by H.F. King.
Stock no. 2131905
Published by Military Book Society. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Armament installations on British aircraft over a period of 30 years. 457 pages. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and foxing.

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UNSAFE AT ANY HEIGHT
Written by John Godson.
Stock no. 2131879
Published by Anthony Blond. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue/green cloth with blue title to spine. In the autumn of 1967 a Costa Rican airliner encountered turbulence, as a result of which two people were killed (the aeroplane afterwards continued to fly). This book looks into the causes of 'avoidable' crashes. ISBN: 0218515189. Browning and foxing to covers. Bumping to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears; some repaired to verso with sticky tape; some marks.

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THE ENGINES WERE ROLLS-ROYCE
Written by Ronald W. Harker.
Stock no. 2131821
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth spine, mustard coloured boards. American edition. B/w photos. An Informal History of That Famous Company. ISBN: 0025481908. Small pieces of tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is edge-chipped with a few closed tears; some repaired with sticky tape to verso; minimal loss.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1818551
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 19th 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. Describing 155 aircraft with 280 illustrations. 19th edition. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, spine is slightly faded and browned.

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LANCASTER: REAPING THE WHIRLWIND
Written by Martin W. Bowman.
Stock no. 1818548
Published by The History Press. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. ISBN: 9780752464671. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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PAN AM: AN AVIATION LEGEND
Written by Barnaby Conrad.
Stock no. 1818367
Published by Woodford Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit that launched the world's most famous commercial airline, Pan American World Airways. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0942627555. Pictorial dustwrapper has a security tag inside the spine, laminate lightly creased, rear panel a little scuffed.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318413
Published by Frederick Warne. 31st 1982. Very good condition.

Observers No. 11. Colour pictorial glazed boards. Describing 142 aircraft with 247 illustrations. 31st edition. ISBN: 0723216185. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318404
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 22nd 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. 22nd edition. Describing 158 aircrafts with 278 illustrations. ISBN: 0723215146. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some very pale foxing and page edge browning. Dustwrapper is rubbed at top edges.

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STRIKE FROM BENEATH THE SEA
Written by Terry C. Treadwell.
Stock no. 1318395
Published by Tempus. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A history of aircraft-carrying submarines. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0752417045. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318375
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 15th 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book no. 11. Describing 156 aircraft with 279 illustraions. 15th edition. Spine and corners bumped. Some light page edge browning. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight loss, is a little scuffed and is covered with a clear film which is neatly stuck on verso of rear flap.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318268
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 23rd 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers series no. 11. Describing 137 aircraft with 246 illustrations. Twenty-third edition. ISBN: 072321526X. Spine bumped. Scratch mark to base of spine. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at top of spine with very slight loss and a scratch to base of spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318169
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.; Frederick Warne & Co. Inc.. 25th 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 11. Describing 137 aircraft with 245 illustrations. 25th edition. Blue boards with dark blue titles. ISBN: 0723215537. Minimal bumping to spine. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at top of spine.

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